‘Immersed’ And ‘Spatial’ Apps Come To Oculus Quest In Remote Work Push

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Two powerful remote work apps are available on Oculus Quest and coming to its official store later this year. Immersed can be found here while Spatial is here. The post ‘Immersed’ And ‘Spatial’ Apps Come To Oculus Quest In Remote Work Push appeared first on UploadVR.

Adobe Purchases Oculus Medium Immersive 3D Sculpting App

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Earlier this morning Adobe announced the purchase of Oculus’ 3D VR sculpting app, Oculus Medium. With the acquisition of Oculus Medium, it appears as though Adobe is looking to establish its own immersive ecosystem. . Feature Image Credit: Oculus, Adobe.

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VR Film Places Entire Audience Into A Shared Immersive Experience

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Parallux will unveil a captivating new shared XR technology at Tribeca Immersive. Some would say that this sounds a lot like Oculus Venues , an app that allows you to watch concerts, sports, and other events with friends in VR.

Immersed Debuts Public VR Co-Working Space Designed For Remote Collaboration

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Rather than setting up in a noisy coffee shop or paying for access to a co-working space, Renji Bijoy, the CEO of Immersed, is using VR technology to allow remote employees in multiple fields to work and collaborate entirely in a comfortable and productive VR space. Image Credit: Immersed. “We

Oculus Quest Is Getting A UI Overhaul With Multitasking

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As part of their Game Developers Showcase , Facebook revealed details of a future update to the Oculus Quest that will bring a redesigned user interface (UI). ” The new universal menu, pictured above, will replace the current menu design of Oculus Quest Home.

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Oculus Quest UI Redesign Rollout Begins, Plus Oculus Link Bug Fixes

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The redesigned Oculus Quest UI which Facebook announced last week started rolling out to Oculus Quest users. The new UI will be available as part of the V15 Oculus Quest firmware update, and has to be enabled in the ‘Experimental Features’ tab of the settings menu after installation. The firmware update also includes a few new features, such as speech-to-text options for the keyboard and a shortcut for Passthrough, alongside some Oculus Link bug fixes.

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Facebook to Start Accepting Collaboration & Productivity Apps on Oculus Quest

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In that spirit, Facebook today announced that it will be introducing more collaboration and productivity apps to the Oculus Store for Quest soon. Immersed is coming to the Oculus Store on Quest this summer, the company says. For many, remote work may be a new long-term reality.

WATCH: New Oculus Quest UI Adds Quick Settings, Leaderboards, Voice Commands And More

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As previously reported, Facebook has begun to roll out the latest Oculus Quest firmware version 15 , which includes a new and improved user interface. You’ll also be able to enable multiple browser windows in Oculus Browser in the same menu, which is another feature rolling out with V15.

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Tribeca Immersive Festival Coming To Oculus April 17th

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Immersive Cinema360 will be available free on Oculus TV through April 25th

Tribeca Immersive’s Cinema360 Gives Attendees a New Perspective On Social Causes

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With VR and AR technology becoming increasingly popular, the festival’s organizers created Tribeca Immersive , a program which features not only the Virtual Arcade, but also includes Cinema360, a VR theatre that highlights groundbreaking storytelling told through 360-degree VR films.

The Yang and the Yin of Immersive Storytelling with Oculus’ Yelena Rachitsky

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The future of VR storytelling will be immersive and interactive. Yelena Rachitsky is an executive producer of experiences at Oculus, and she’s been inspired by how interactive narratives have allowed her to feel like a participant who is more engaged, more present, and more alive.

Dreamscape Immersive Debuts Group VR Experience at Westfield Mall

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Location-based VR is the culmination of everything we’ve grown to love and expect from immersive technology. Dreamscape Immersive has launched a location-based VR attraction right here in Los Angeles. Alien Zoo lets you walk, soar, and escape alien creatures with friends.

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TRIBECA: ‘The Key’ Wins Tribeca’s Storyscape Award For Best Immersive Media

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The Key , which debuted at this years Tribeca Virtual Arcade , immerses you into a world where each challenge you face is filled with dangerous twists and unexpected turns. The experience combines a real actor with fantastical, immersive visuals and achieves a rarity in VR storytelling.

Eleven Eleven’s Breakthrough Approach to Immersive Storytelling

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Eleven Eleven is poised to offer audiences a thrilling immersive story that takes place over an eleven minute and eleven second countdown to an extinction level event.

‘Quill Theater’ Brings Incredible Immersive Artwork & Stories to Quest

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Oculus quietly released Quill Theater on Quest last month as a way to bring immersive art and animations made in VR to more of its VR userbase. Image courtesy Oculus.

Pro Putt By Topgolf Review: Authentic, Accessible Oculus Quest Golfing

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Much like Eleven Table Tennis before it, Pro Putt by Top Golf on Oculus Quest offers an accessible, authentic and immersive take on a popular sport that’s hard to find too much fault with. Pro Putter By Topgolf is now available on Oculus Quest.

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Today’s Guest On The VR Download Is Nonny de la Peña, Immersive Journalism Pioneer

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Our Special Guest this week is Nonny de la Peña , a pioneer in Immersive journalism, founder and CEO of Emblematic Group. This week’s Hot Topic : Oculus Quest and Valve Index are backordered to February. The VR Download immersive journalism Podcast top stories vr studio

Immersive Social Platform ‘VRChat’ Raises $10 Million in Venture Capital

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VRChat announced today that it has closed a $10 million Series C investment to continue expanding its immersive social platform which is steeped in user-generated content.

Vox Machinae Hands-On: VR’s Most Immersive Mech Cockpit

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It’s just the most perfect interpretation of how to do a cockpit in VR that takes full advantage of tracked motion controllers like Oculus Touch. It looks nice to sit behind some controls, it helps alleviate motion sickness, and for the most part people it really does sell the immersion.

The Line Quick Review: A Wonderful, Short Experience On Oculus Quest With Hand Tracking

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The Line is a wonderful and short immersive experience available on Oculus Quest that sees a charming love story play out as you look down and interact with a table of beautiful miniature models. The Line is available now on Oculus Quest for $4.99.

CNN Launches New Immersive Journalism Initiative, CNNVR

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CNN has officially launched CNNVR, a new immersive journalism unit and virtual reality platform with CNN Digital. In a major new commitment to the medium, CNN has officially launched CNNVR, a new journalism unit that aims to produce immersive VR content across multiple platforms and devices.

Valve Launches Free Steam Audio SDK Beta to Give VR Apps Immersive 3D Sound

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Realistic sound is an important but often underappreciated aspect of the immersion equation in VR. Basic stereo output works well enough for gaming on monitors, where the world is abstracted away from an immersive first-person view.

Why Phantom: Covert Ops Is One Of The Most Immersive VR Games You’ll Play This Year

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The point is that, when you slip into the world of Phantom, there are considerably fewer barriers to immersion than you’ll find in almost any other VR game. One of the big downfalls of immersion in a lot of VR stealth games is AI.

Deep Diving VR Provides An Immersive Underwater Experience For Rift And Vive

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The focus of the game is on immersion and realistic mechanics to give you a proper sense of what it’s like to be a professional diver. The post Deep Diving VR Provides An Immersive Underwater Experience For Rift And Vive appeared first on UploadVR.

Oculus Quest: Year In Review – Facebook’s Big Play For Standalone VR

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Last week, Facebook marked the one-year anniversary of the Oculus Quest, the company’s second (and more powerful) standalone VR headset. This time last year, the Oculus Quest had just launched. While we might take it for granted now, building the Oculus Quest was no easy task.

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‘Wolves in the Walls’ is Immersive, Emotional, & Strangely Fulfilling, Final Chapter Now Available

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Today, Fable Studio , a team made up of veterans from Oculus’ now defunct Story Studio, released the third and final chapter of the story. SEE ALSO New Oculus Social Tools Will Help VR Feel More Like a Place, Less Like a Game.

Björk Releases ‘Vulnicura Virtual Reality Album’, A Collection of Immersive Music Videos

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Available today, headset owners can finally get to dive into a collection of immersive music videos that only previously graced museums worldwide via the Björk Digital Exhibition since late 2016, Pitchfork reports.

The Best Media Apps Available On The Oculus Quest

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The Oculus Quest is one of the hottest VR headsets on the market right now. Here are the best VR media apps available on the Oculus Store for the Quest. Netflix is probably the biggest player in the streaming game and they have a nice accompanying VR app for your Oculus Quest.

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Vive Immersive Labs shows how VR can make office life better

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A new research by Vive Immersive Labs shows how it can be fundamental to make our office lives better. Vive Immersive Labs has recently decided to verify if Virtual Reality could be used to make the life of white collars better.

Facebook’s ‘Oculus for Business’ Quest Enterprise Platform is Finally Openly Available

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Facebook today announced that its Oculus for Business program is finally openly available. The post Facebook’s ‘Oculus for Business’ Quest Enterprise Platform is Finally Openly Available appeared first on Road to VR.

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Walmart Acquires VR Startup to Develop ‘Immersive Retail Environments’

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Spatialand creates tools that let content creators transform their 2D work into immersive VR experiences. Together, we will continue to evolve this technology and develop new product exploration through immersive retail environments.

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OC6: Oculus TV To Receive Updates On Quest And Go

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Oculus have announced that they are updating Oculus TV on the Oculus Go and Quest , along with announcing a new feature for content creators called Oculus Media Studio. You’ll also be able to experience the revamped Oculus TV experience with other VR users.

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Tribeca Film Fest To Release VR Films On Oculus Quest & Go After Coronavirus Cancellation

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15 VR short films scheduled to debut at Tribeca Immersive will be available later this month on standalone Oculus headsets. This includes 15 VR short films that will be making their debut as part of Tribeca Immersive’s Cinema360 lineup. Key Collaborator: Oculus VR for Good.

How Blue Entropy Is Creating Fully Immersive Roomscale VR Games

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Technolust Gets Oculus Touch Support Making the Cyberpunk Dystopia More Immersive Than Ever

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Simple: You add Oculus Touch motion controller support, expand the ending with more possibilities, add a dense mini game, and incorporate brand new gameplay and storytelling elements. How do you make an already great game even better?

Microsoft Fires Shots At Rift And Vive, Calls Them ‘Less Immersive’ Than Partner Headsets

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Not only are these devices cheaper than the Oculus Rift and Vive, but Microsoft says they’re better too. Both headsets support Xbox One game streaming on Windows 10 PCs, for starters, but the company’s relationship with Oculus runs even deeper.

Designing ‘Virtual Virtual Reality’, One of Mobile VR’s Most Immersive Games Yet

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This guest article by Mitch Mastroni, Interaction Designer at Tender Claws, the studio behind the game, explores how the game achieved significant immersion even on more restrictive mobile VR headsets.